attacks if this will not stop, if this operation in gaza will not stop. a third intefadeh was about to happen no matter what. palestinians were already frustrated, fed up, very angry, and very, very -- very alert, watching the arab world, seeking their freedom, toppling regimes, gaining some kind of rights. and they've been looking at themselves and saying we did nothing in these years. hamas of course exploited this politically, but solution to all of this has to be a diplomatic solution. the more we delay this, the more attacks we'll see. >> joe, i want to ask you because republicans have been critical of the aid, $2 billion in aid the u.s. provides annually to the government, most recently senator lind cie graham on "meet the press" over the weekend, saying we're watching you. secretary clinton in cairo keeping contact with president morsi, what are republicans in washington looking for as our two governments are trying to resolve this together?